"Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today."
- Groucho Marx
"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
- Lucille Ball
"It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny."
- Jean Nidetch
"To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead."
- Bertrand Russell
"The unfed mind devours itself."
- Gore Vidal
Ideas, unlike solid structures, do not perish. They remain immortal,
immaterial and everywhere, like all Divine things. Ideas are a golden,
savage landscape that we wander unaware, without a map. Be careful: in
the last analysis, reality may be exactly what we think it is.